Did you know that Old Fort Jackson in Savannah has seen 100 years of military conflict? The location played an important role in the American Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and the Civil War.
Come learn about the importance of the fort’s location during our special “A Century of Sentries” program over Thanksgiving Weekend 2015.
Explore the daily life of a soldier, while uncovering stories about the many individuals and units once stationed here.
Guests can participate in a variety of activities appropriate for all ages. Available activities include marching, battle reenactments, heavy artillery drill and musket and cannon demonstrations.
“A Century of Sentries” is FREE for members and the cost of regular admission for the general public. Click here to become a member & save big.
When: Nov. 27-29, 2015 9AM-5PM
Where: Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Rd., Savannah, GA 31404
Cost: FREE for members; general admission is $7 for adults and $4 for children. Click here to become a member & save big.
Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Road, Savannah, GA 31404 (912.232.3945)
Loyalists & Liberty: A Revolutionary War Experience at Savannah History Museum, Fri. Nov. 27 & Sat. Nov. 28.
The story of Savannah’s role in the American Revolution comes alive. This hands-on family-friendly experience starts in Savannah History Museum, where you will learn about Savannah at the time of the Revolution, conditions of a soldier in the American militia, and events leading up to the 1779 Battle of Savannah. The program concludes on Battlefield Memorial Park with musket firing demonstrations, while you join in our reenactment of the militia attack on this British fortification.
This experimental program is offered on select days including Nov. 27 & 28 at 10:30AM, 12:00PM, 1:30PM and 3PM. For more information, click here or call 912.651.6840 x 303.
Savannah History Museum, 303 MLK Jr. Blvd. Savannah, 31401, www.chsgeorgia.org/SHM Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.